Tanzania - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Tanzania was 93.80 as of 2015. Over the past 55 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 97.20 in 1982 and 91.54 in 2001.

Definition: Age dependency ratio is the ratio of dependents--people younger than 15 or older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's population and age distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects. The World Bank's population estimates are from various sources including the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects; census reports and statistical publications from national statistical offices; Eurostat's Demographic Statistics; United Nations Statistical Division, Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years); U.S. Census Bureau: International Database; and Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Statistics and Demography Programme.

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Year Value
1960 92.99
1961 93.62
1962 93.77
1963 93.63
1964 93.44
1965 93.31
1966 93.94
1967 94.45
1968 94.85
1969 95.07
1970 95.10
1971 95.77
1972 96.13
1973 96.25
1974 96.23
1975 96.09
1976 96.61
1977 96.91
1978 97.02
1979 96.98
1980 96.80
1981 97.13
1982 97.20
1983 97.05
1984 96.75
1985 96.33
1986 96.42
1987 96.30
1988 96.00
1989 95.56
1990 95.02
1991 95.06
1992 94.87
1993 94.49
1994 93.94
1995 93.20
1996 93.18
1997 92.92
1998 92.47
1999 91.99
2000 91.57
2001 91.54
2002 91.70
2003 91.98
2004 92.26
2005 92.48
2006 92.84
2007 92.96
2008 92.95
2009 92.97
2010 93.08
2011 93.30
2012 93.57
2013 93.82
2014 93.92
2015 93.80

Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population)

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Tanzania was 6.21 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6.21 in 2015 and a minimum value of 4.58 in 1960.

Definition: Age dependency ratio, old, is the ratio of older dependents--people older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's population and age distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects. The World Bank's population estimates are from various sources including the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects; census reports and statistical publications from national statistical offices; Eurostat's Demographic Statistics; United Nations Statistical Division, Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years); U.S. Census Bureau: International Database; and Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Statistics and Demography Programme.

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Year Value
1960 4.58
1961 4.64
1962 4.67
1963 4.70
1964 4.71
1965 4.72
1966 4.78
1967 4.82
1968 4.85
1969 4.87
1970 4.89
1971 4.94
1972 4.97
1973 5.00
1974 5.01
1975 5.02
1976 5.07
1977 5.10
1978 5.12
1979 5.14
1980 5.15
1981 5.18
1982 5.21
1983 5.22
1984 5.23
1985 5.23
1986 5.26
1987 5.28
1988 5.29
1989 5.29
1990 5.29
1991 5.31
1992 5.33
1993 5.33
1994 5.33
1995 5.33
1996 5.37
1997 5.40
1998 5.42
1999 5.43
2000 5.43
2001 5.50
2002 5.57
2003 5.63
2004 5.68
2005 5.73
2006 5.81
2007 5.88
2008 5.93
2009 5.99
2010 6.04
2011 6.08
2012 6.13
2013 6.16
2014 6.19
2015 6.21

Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population)

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Tanzania was 87.60 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 91.99 in 1982 and a minimum value of 86.04 in 2001.

Definition: Age dependency ratio, young, is the ratio of younger dependents--people younger than 15--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's population and age distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects. The World Bank's population estimates are from various sources including the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects; census reports and statistical publications from national statistical offices; Eurostat's Demographic Statistics; United Nations Statistical Division, Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years); U.S. Census Bureau: International Database; and Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Statistics and Demography Programme.

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Year Value
1960 88.41
1961 88.98
1962 89.09
1963 88.93
1964 88.73
1965 88.59
1966 89.16
1967 89.63
1968 90.00
1969 90.19
1970 90.22
1971 90.83
1972 91.15
1973 91.26
1974 91.22
1975 91.07
1976 91.54
1977 91.81
1978 91.90
1979 91.84
1980 91.65
1981 91.95
1982 91.99
1983 91.83
1984 91.52
1985 91.10
1986 91.16
1987 91.02
1988 90.71
1989 90.27
1990 89.73
1991 89.75
1992 89.54
1993 89.16
1994 88.60
1995 87.87
1996 87.81
1997 87.51
1998 87.05
1999 86.56
2000 86.13
2001 86.04
2002 86.13
2003 86.35
2004 86.58
2005 86.75
2006 87.03
2007 87.08
2008 87.02
2009 86.98
2010 87.04
2011 87.21
2012 87.44
2013 87.66
2014 87.73
2015 87.60

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population